7:00 pm on Wednesday (12 Mar 2014)
BBC Reith Lectures 2013
Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery
(1) Democracy Has Bad Taste
In the first of his four lectures, recorded in front of an audience at Tate Modern in London, the artist Grayson Perry reflects on the idea of quality and examines who and what defines what we see and value as art (BBC)
AURIC: Ballet, The Painter and his Model - Luxembourg Phil/Arturo Tamayo (Timpani 1C 1090)
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Appointment for 5 March 2014 ( 53′ 17″ )
John Wells canvasses organist superstar Cameron Carpenter.
From Appointment on 05 Mar 2014
Galina Vishnevskaya - A Tribute ( 1h 56′ )
Tribute to Galina Vishnevskaya by Roger Flury and Des Wilson .
From Appointment on 26 Feb 2014
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) ( 58′ 41″ )
Elric Hooper and Des Wilson look at the life and work of GBS and in particular his views on music. Part 2: The Perfect Wagnerite, literary slanging matches and My Fair Lady.
From George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) on 19 Feb 2014
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) ( 58′ 34″ )
Elric Hooper and Des Wilson look at the life and work of GBS and in particular his views on music. Part 1: Corno di Bassetto, Witticisms & Mozart.
From George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) on 12 Feb 2014
Len Lye The Opera ( 58′ 24″ )
Tim Dodd goes behind the scenes to talk to the creative team at the premiere season of Eve de Castro-Robinson's and Roger Horrocks's opera based on the life of the New Zealand artist.
From Appointment on 06 Feb 2014
In Memoriam John Amis (1922-2013) ( 31′ 10″ )
In 1985 John Amis recorded a 13-part series Amiscellany for RNZ Concert recalling some of the music and personalities he had encountered on his travels as a wandering miscellanist. In Crrrrrrr-RITic! Amis talks about his work as the London music critic for The Scotsman.
From Appointment on 26 Dec 2013
Lisa Della Casa (1919-2012) ( 58′ 48″ )
Tribute to Lisa Della Casa by Roger Flury and Des Wilson.
From Appointment on 19 Dec 2013